Co-Operative Local Community Fund Award During 2021, Heavenly Gardens was one of the chosen charities for the Co-Operative Local Community Fund, receiving over £5,000 to further our aims.
Community Art The Stepping Stones organisation, which teaches life skills to young adults with learning difficulties, has recently completed a series of amazing wall hangings made of recycled textiles. The five panels depict 5 of our churches with churchyard flowers that would have been available in medieval times. The project was led by Sue Sadler,[…]
A beehive has been successfully installed and maintained in St Clements churchyard. This particular churchyard is locked so no particular problems in keeping the bees safe.
Public Art Award All Saints churchyard awarded ‘Best Public Art’ in the Anglia in Bloom 2020 virtual competition. Recently the Friends of Norwich in Bloom raised funding to reconstruct this sculpture in All Saints Churchyard. It is the focal point for a Twinning Garden to celebrate our twin city links. The sculpture was designed and[…]
Introduction to St Margaret de Westwick This church is characterised by a beautiful 14th Century tower, as viewed from St Benedict’s Street, and particularly wide windows which admit abundant light to the exhibition space within. The churchyard to the south, fronting St Benedict’s Street, is laid out in a medieval style of central rectangular lawn[…]
The project, by George Ishmael of the Heavenly Gardens and Tony Hufton of the Norwich Society, involved designing a layout of flowering bulbs using varieties from the late medieval period. Members of the society came forward with offers of bulbs and gardening skills and a public appeal for more snowdrops saw even more donated on[…]
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